Richard Francis Burton

Richard Francis Burton bio

Birth Name: Richard Francis Burton

Occupation: Explorer

Place Of Birth: England

Date Of Birth: March 19, 1821

Date Of Death: October 20, 1890

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: British

Richard Francis Burton was born on the 19th of March, 1821. He was famous for being a Explorer. Prolific author and traveler who was one of the first Europeans to visit Mecca and brought the Kama Sutra to the Western World.

Richard Francis Burton was born in England. He was a captain of the East India Company army, and later was commissioned to explore the eastern coast of Africa. He was an outspoken critic of colonization, which did not help his career.

Richard Francis Burton was a Pisces and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Richard Francis Burton was born in 1820s.

Richard Francis Burton is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Richard Francis Burton’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Richard Francis Burton’s parents.

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Richard Francis Burton was born in the Year of the Serpent.

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Zodiac Sign: Richard Francis Burton was a Pisces. People of this zodiac sign like romance, to sleep, spiritual themes and dislike the know-it-all, to be criticized, and cruelty of any kind. The strengths of this sign are being compassionate, artistic, gentle, wise, while weaknesses can be to be fearful, overly trusting and desire to escape reality. The greatest overall compatibility with Pieces is Virgo and Taurus.

Chinese Zodiac: Richard Francis Burton was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are often seen as humorous and gifted in literature and art. However, the snake can be overly suspicious, which makes them a bit paranoid.

Ruling Planet: Richard Francis Burton had a ruling planet of Neptune and has a ruling planet of Neptune. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Uranus and Pluto, were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

Richard Francis Burton’s birth sign is Pisces and he had a ruling planet of Neptune.

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